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Ancient Bones Found in Germany Challenge Homo Sapiens’ Arrival in Europe

Researchers discovered bone fragments in a cave in Central Germany, indicating that our ancestors explored the higher latitudes of Europe over 45,000 years ago. This discovery changed what we have known thus far about the early days of Homo...

What Is the Difference Between Cro-Magnon And Neanderthal?

In 1868, near the French village of Les Eyzies, a geologist named Édouard Lartet made a significant discovery in a small cave. This find revealed that our modern human roots go way back in history. The discovery happened during road...

Neanderthal DNA May Influence Your Pain Sensitivity

A recent study published in the journal Communications Biology has discovered that certain Neanderthal gene variants can increase the sensitivity to pain in individuals who possess them. These gene variants are more prevalent in populations with Native American ancestry. The...

Ancient Humans May Have Used Shoes Over 100,000 Years Ago

The findings made at three archaeological sites in South Africa may show that ancient humans have been wearing footwear for over a hundred thousand years, much older than previously thought. In South Africa, archeologists discovered 153,000-year-old footprints in May 2023....

Humans and Neanderthals “Lived Together” 50,000 Years Ago

New research from an Israeli archaeological dig has proven that modern humans and Neanderthals lived together some 50,000 years ago.

Neanderthal Diet: Inconsistencies in Archaeology and Science

There is some inconsistency in the knowledge surrounding the Neanderthal diet. Much, it seems, is due to rapid changes in the flow of unfolding research in archaeology and science. Neanderthals are often associated with cavemen who were sluggish, primitive, and...

Stone Age Tools on Crete Show Man Sailed the Mediterranean 130,000 Years Ago

Stone age tool finds on Crete in 2010 indicate that man traveled the Mediterranean 130,000 years ago, and not 10,000 years ago as originally believed, according to Science magazine.

Neanderthal – Era Settlement Found Under Princess Diana’s Family Estate

Although the name of Spencer is a storied one in British history, going back at least one thousand years to the Norman Conquest, the aristocratic family now has been found to have another even more historic tie -- back...

Neanderthal Bones in Greek Cave

In the cave Kalamakia, which is located in the Peloponnese, Neanderthal bones and tools were discovered. This could mean that the area may have been a crossroad for ancient humans from Africa to Europe, as a group of scientists...

Neanderthal Men First Inhabitants of Greek Islands

According to recent finds by the University of Crete's History and Archaeology Department, Neanderthals were the first to inhabit the Greek islands. Research by archaeologist Nena Galanidou, professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at the University of Crete, in collaboration with the...